Camera traps installed at Telangana's Amrabad Tiger Reserve for intensive monitoring

Published: 20th April 2017 01:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th April 2017 01:49 PM  

Telangana forest department officials and members of Hyderabad Tiger Conservation Society laying camera traps as part of the fourth phase intensive tiger monitoring in Amrabad Tiger Reserve. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
While neighbouring Maharastra proudly advertises increase in its tiger population, Telangana’s Amrabad tiger reserve will soon be part of uranium survey and exploration. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
The standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife in its 41st meeting held recently, gave clearance to conduct uranium survey and exploration in over 83 sqkm in Amrabad tiger reserve, home to around 18 tigers. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
After almost one-and-a-half decade, two tiger cubs were spotted in Amrabad Tiger Reserve in the Nallamalla forest area recently. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
Amrabad tiger reserve is spread over Amrabad and Udimilla in former Mahbubnagar district (currently Nagarkurnool district) and Narayanpur in Nalgonda district. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
Uranium exploration in the tiger reserve has been a contentious issue for quite some time with tribals and environmentalists protesting against it. (R Satish Babu | EPS)
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